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Model Selection in R

Ended Mar 31, 2020
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Term: Spring 2020
Date: March 31st, 2020
Time: 4:30pm -6:30pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructors: Kate Miller, Frances McCarty, & Jennifer Van Mullekom
Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)
Zoom: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/384530950


Description:
Regression is one of the most commonly used statistical methods – but things can quickly get complicated when you have multiple predictors. In the SAIG Short Course Model Selection in R, we will cover different methods to evaluate different regression models with different sets of predictors.

 
The following topics will be covered:
 
• Running Multiple Linear Regression in R
 
• Checking MLR assumptions with plots and tests • Applying model selection methods like stepwise regression & LASSO
 
• Criterion used to assess models (AIC, BIC, etc.) Attend this course on [date] from [time] in [location].
 
No previous coding experience is required! Bring your laptop with R and RStudio installed on your machine. You can download them from the following links: https://www.r-project.org/ https://www.rstudio.com/products/rstudio/download/ If you already have R and RStudio on your laptop, make sure they are the most up to date versions. This course is jointly sponsored by the Statistical Application and Innovations Group (SAIG) and Networked Learning Initiatives (NLI).

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